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Eastern Conference First Round

Bulls vs. Cavaliers | Cavaliers Win 4-1

Game 1

CHI
83

@

CLE
96

OT

Sat. April 17 3:00 PM ET on ABC

Game 2

CHI
102

@

CLE
112

OT

Mon. April 19 8:00 PM ET on TNT

Game 3

CLE
106

@

CHI
108

OT

Thu. April 22 7:00 PM ET on TNT

Game 4

CLE
121

@

CHI
98

OT

Sun. April 25 3:30 PM ET on ABC

Game 5

CHI
94

@

CLE
96

OT

Tue. April 27 8:00 PM ET on TNT

No. 0 Seed

Season Record: 0-0
series stats
ppg opp fg% 3P% ft%
106.2 97.0 0.491 0.403 0.724

No. 0 Seed

Season Record: 0-0
series stats
ppg opp fg% 3P% ft%
97.0 106.2 0.439 0.296 0.798

Game 5: Cavs 96, Bulls 94

Cavs finish off resilient Bulls, head to second round

After battling as hard as they could all series, the Bulls didn't have enough in the clutch as the Cavs fought off Chicago to wrap up their first-round series at home.

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Opinion

Not So Funny Bone

Will LeBron James' mystery elbow injury impact the Cavs going forward?

    Postgame: Shaq

    Shaquille O'Neal talks about taking part in the upcoming Cavs-Celtics series.

    All-Access

    See and hear what went on in the Cavs and Bulls' huddles during timeouts.

      Postgame: Del Negro

      Vinny Del Negro offers comments on the Bulls' season and his job status.

      A Look Back

      Check out the best moments of the Cavs-Bulls first-round playoff series.

        Photo Gallery

        Game Action

        Take a look at the best images from the Cavs' series-clinching game.

          Game 4: Cavaliers 121, Bulls 98

          LeBron James takes lead role in Game 4 rout of Bulls

          LeBron James' unprecedented focus helped him put up a triple-double (37 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists) to blow out the Bulls in a 121-98 win.

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          Video & Analysis

          Game 5: Lookahead

          NBA TV's crew looks ahead to Game 5 between the Bulls and Cavaliers.

            All-Access

            Vinny Del Negro and Mike Brown give their teams instructions.

              Postgame: Rose

              Derrick Rose talks about Chicago's confidence after a Game 4 loss.

              Postgame: James

              LeBron James talks about his impressive Game 4 performance.

              Opinion

              LeBron-fidence

              LeBron-fidence is the confidence that LeBron James brought in Game 4.

                Photo Gallery

                Game 4 Action

                Check out some of the best images from Cleveland's awesome Game 4 victory.

                  Game 3: Bulls 108, Cavs 106

                  Bulls turn up energy, hold on to protect home floor

                  LeBron James did all that he could to carry the Cavs, but Derrick Rose had more help along the way as the Bulls staved off the Cavs to win Game 3.

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                  Video & Analysis

                  Game 4 Lookahead

                  How should the Bulls deal with LeBron James during Game 4 in Chicago?

                    Opinion

                    In Bloom

                    Derrick Rose showed what kind of impact player he can be in Game 3.

                      Postgame: James

                      LeBron James says getting Shaq on track is key to winning the series.

                        Postgame: Noah

                        Joakim Noah says his play on the court should matter more than his talk off it.

                          Postgame: Del Negro

                          Vinny Del Negro talks about the impact Kirk Hinrich had on the win.

                            Photo Gallery

                            Game 3 Action

                            Check out some of the best images from Chicago's crucial Game 3 victory.

                              Game 2: Cavs 112, Bulls 102

                              Bulls put up valiant effort, but LeBron steps up

                              The Bulls kept things close for three quarters, but LeBron James had 40 points, eight boards and eight assists to help Cleveland pull out a 112-102 win Monday for a 2-0 series lead.

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                              Video & Analysis

                              Game 3 Lookahead

                              TNT's Marv Albert and Reggie Miller preview what to expect in Game 3.

                                Opinion

                                Making Strides

                                The Bulls made improvements in Game 2, but it wasn't enough.

                                  Postgame: James

                                  LeBron James talks about the motivation he got from the Bulls' bench in Game 2.

                                    Postgame: Noah

                                    Joakim Noah talks about being the villian in Cleveland in this series.

                                      All Access

                                      Listen in while Vinny Del Negro talks strategy with the Bulls in the huddle.

                                        Photo Gallery

                                        Game 2 Action

                                        Check out the best pictures from the Cavs' victory over Chicago in Game 2.

                                          Game 1: Cavs 96, Bulls 83

                                          LeBron, Cavs storm into playoffs with big punch

                                          It didn't take long for the Cavs to show they mean business in the playoffs. After digging a deep hole for the Bulls early, LeBron James and the Cavs closed out Chicago to take a 1-0 series lead.

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                                          Video & Analysis

                                          Game 2 Lookahead

                                          The NBA TV crew break down what lies ahead for Game 2 in Cleveland.

                                            Postgame: Del Negro

                                            Vinny Del Negro explains what adjustments the Bulls will need to make.

                                            Postgame: Mike Brown

                                            Mike Brown talks about how the Cavs were able to get off to a fast start.

                                              All-Access

                                              See how Mike Brown and Vinny Del Negro are motivating their teams.

                                                Opinion

                                                'No Brakes'

                                                Shaquille O'Neal is ready and well prepared for the second season.

                                                Photo Gallery

                                                Game 1 Action

                                                Take a look at some of the events and action from Game 1 in Cleveland.

                                                  Cavs-Bulls Series Preview

                                                  Cavaliers not about to take battling Bulls for granted

                                                  The Cavs-Bulls matchup seems like a blowout on paper, but Cleveland will have its hands full slowing Derrick Rose and working Shaq back into things.

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                                                  Video & Analysis

                                                  Series Preview

                                                  NBA TV breaks down the first-round series between the Cavs and Bulls.

                                                    Pressure on for Brown

                                                    The pressure is on Mike Brown to help deliver the Cavaliers a championship.

                                                    LeBron's Top 10 Dunks

                                                    Check out The King's best dunks from a high-flying 2009-10 season.

                                                    Rose's Top 10

                                                    Check out the best moves and finishes from Bulls All-Star Derrick Rose.

                                                    Noah's Journey

                                                    Chicago big man Joakim Noah was a major part of a successful Florida trio.

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                                                    Podcast

                                                    Hang Time Podcast

                                                    Sekou Smith and Vince Thomas break down the Cavs-Bulls series.

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